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The Trumps’ First White House Easter Egg Roll

The Trumps hosted their first Easter Egg Roll, the 139th such event at the White House, with kids rolling colored eggs down the White House lawn and mingling with characters dressed as the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, the Cat in the Hat and the Very Hungry Caterpillar. The tradition was started by President Rutherford B. Hayes in 1878.

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President Donald Trump waves to guests after delivering remarks from the Truman Balcony with first lady Melania and their son Barron during the 139th Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House, April 17, 2017, in Washington, DC.
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Three-year-old Carter Lim of Vienna, Virginia, participates in the 139th Easter Egg Roll, April 17, 2017 in Washington, DC.
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A youngster wears a 'Make America Great Again' hat with bunny ears during the 139th Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House, April 17, 2017 in Washington, DC.
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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump blow whistles to kickoff a race during host the 139th Easter Egg Roll with Trump's daughter Tiffany Trump on the South Lawn of the White House, April 17, 2017 in Washington, DC.
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Ten-month-old Joseph Montgomery David Rosner and his mother Leslie Greene of Centreville, Virginia, roll a colored egg down the White House South Lawn during the 139th Easter Egg Roll, April 17, 2017 in Washington, DC.
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First lady Melania Trump reads to children from the book "Party Animals" during the 139th Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House, April 17, 2017 in Washington, DC.
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President Donald Trump holds up the coloring sheet he wrote on while joining children at a craft table during the 139th Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House, April 17, 2017, in Washington, DC.
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White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer reads the children's' book 'How To Catch The Easter Bunny' during the 139th Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House, April 17, 2017 in Washington, DC.
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Costumed characters, including the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, the Cat in the Hat and the Very Hungry Caterpillar, participate in the 139th Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House, April 17, 2017 in Washington, DC.
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White House Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway and her family arrive for the 139th Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House, April 17, 2017 in Washington, DC.
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Four-year-old Vittoria Colonna of Marcus Hook, Pennsylvania, rolls an colored egg down the White House South Lawn during the 139th Easter Egg Roll, April 17, 2017 in Washington, DC.
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Costumed characters await visitors during the 139th Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House, April 17, 2017 in Washington, DC.
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Children pose for photographs with one of the costumed Easter Bunny characters during the 139th Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House, April 17, 2017 in Washington, DC.
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